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Author Jones, David S. (David Shumway)

Title Broken hearts : the tangled history of cardiac care / David S. Jones.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.1237 J76B    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 319 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The mysteries of heart attacks -- The case for plaque rupture -- The case against plaque rupture -- Learning by doing -- The plaque rupture consensus -- Rupture therapeutics -- Therapeutic ruptures -- Fear and unpredictability -- Surgical ambition and fear -- Suffering cerebrums -- Deliriogenic personalities -- The case of the missing complications -- Selective inattention -- The cerebral complications of coronary artery bypass surgery -- A taxonomy of inattention -- Competition's complications.
Subject Myocardial infarction.
Myocardial infarction -- Complications.
Myocardial Infarction -- physiopathology.
Atherosclerosis -- physiopathology.
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures -- adverse effects.
Myocardial Infarction -- complications.
Postoperative Complications -- etiology.
Other Form: Online version: Jones, David S. (David Shumway). Broken hearts. Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013 1421408023 (OCoLC)827777804
ISBN 9781421408019 hdbk. alkaline paper
1421408015 hdbk. alkaline paper
9781421408026 (electronic)
1421408023 (electronic)
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